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Waterlow Park can be reached by tube with the nearest tube stations being Archway Tube Station or Highgate Tube Station, by train with the nearest mainline station being Kentish Town Railway Station, bus or car although there is no car park.
Waterlow Park is close to places such as Camden Town, Hampstead and Muswell Hill.
If you are purchasing a property in the Waterlow Park area, please ensure that you have a building survey carried out on it. A building survey, prepared by a Chartered Building Surveyor could literally save you thousands of pounds. The survey only needs to uncover one potential problem with the property and the cost of the building survey is more than recovered.
We are an Independent Surveyors working in the Waterlow Park area. We are independent of any lender or bank or mortgage company. When we are surveying a property we are working for you, not them. This means we are working towards your best interests. We want to ensure that your property investment is sound and that you are receiving value for money.
Please do not hesitate to call us on 0800 298 5424.
Waterlow Park really is an amazing place and we hope by reading this article we help you to discover just that!
Waterlow Park is home to many different types of birds such as crows, magpies, starlings, woodpeckers, robins and hedge sparrows.
The beautiful and well known Highgate Cemetery is close to Waterlow Park and is situated on the top of Highgate Hill.
Due to the large population of London in the Victorian times many large cemeteries were built to accommodate the dead, with Highgate being one of them. There are 167,000 people buried in the cemetery in 52,000 graves.
There are many prominent people buried at Highate and probably the most renowned inhabitant is Karl Marx “the father of communism”. Max Wall, the famous comedian and entertainer is also buried here.
Waterlow Park is used by many local people to walk their dogs.
‘Exploring the Park' is just one of the events that has been hosted by the Friends of Waterlow Park. Held in the autumn children enjoyed tree trails and scavenger hunts whilst learning about the great outdoors and had home-made flapjack to finish.
Waterlow Park is a fantastic place to take children of all ages and has a natural play area for older children that includes a rope swing and a playground for the little ones.
In 2009 Waterlow Park became the proud winners of the London in Bloom Gold Award.
Highgate Village is set on top of a hill just south of Waterlow Park and is a very expensive part of London to live in. Highgate Village has some beautiful architecture, lovely shops, pubs and restaurants and has retained its original village charm.
If you are looking to move to the Waterlow Park area of London then we would strongly recommend that you have a building survey carried out by Independent Surveyors, such as ourselves at 1stAssociated.co.uk. Please contact us on 0800 298 5424 for a friendly chat.
Joggers enjoying the lovely green open spaces are a familiar site in Waterlow Park.
Waterlow Park has its own Community Kitchen Garden but due to contaminated soil, raised beds have been put in with uncontaminated soil where vegetables and flowers are grown. The beds are managed by various local organizations and give much pleasure to many people.
Lauderdale House was built in 1582 for Sir Richard Martin, three times Lord Mayor of London.
Over the years Lauderdale House was home for many people and also became a private boarding school for a time.
Sir Sidney Waterlow also a Lord Mayor of London was Lauderdale Houses last private owner. Sir Waterlow leased the house to St Bartholomews Hospital as a convalescent home for a while.
In 1889 the house and its grounds were given to London County Council by Sir Waterlow for ‘the enjoyment of Londoners'.
Today Lauderdale House Hosts performances, exhibitions and fairs and also offers classes such as yoga, creative writing and art for adults and Saturday morning shows and other activities for children.
Lauderdale House can also be hired for private functions such as weddings and parties.
In the summer months Lauderdale House in Waterlow Park hosts many outdoor music and theatre events.
Waterlow Park is nicely maintained all year round for you to enjoy.
Waterlow Park is open from 730am until dusk.
Waterlow Park has three ponds where you will see moorhens, coots, tufted ducks, Canada geese and herons.
Waterlow Park is a great place to go if you just want a bit of peace and quiet in the great outdoors.
Highgate Hill, Dartmouth Park Hill and Swains Lane are just some of the roads close to Waterlow Park.
Waterlow Parks Strawberry Tree (or Arbutus Unedo which is its botanical name) is a tree full of mystery. Not producing strawberries as we know them and usually found in the southern Mediterranean questions are still asked as to how the tree actually arrived here!
Waterlow Park has six tennis courts so why not schedule a game of tennis into your visit to the park.
From the highest point in Waterlow Park you can enjoy unique views of central London.
Waterlow Park welcomes volunteers to help with planting in the park.
The Waterlow Park Centre within the park can be hired for private functions such as weddings and parties.
Lauderdale House in Waterlow Park is a great place to go for all the family in the run up to Christmas to get involved in some great Xmas activities such as lantern making!
Waterlow Park is open every day throughout the year for your enjoyment.
With no admittance fee Waterlow Park is a great place to take all of the family for a cost free day out.
Waterlow Park is just south of Highgate Village in North London and is bordered by the famous Highgate Cemetery.
Waterlow Park was given to London County Council for the ‘enjoyment of Londoners' in 1889 by Sir Sidney Waterlow who was a former Mayor of London.
We would like to also refer you to articles on our website we have written on other London Parks for you to enjoy;
Highgate Cemetery, N6
Keats House, NW3
Burgh House, NW3
Hampstead Heath, NW3
Primrose Hill, NW3
2 Willow Road, Hampstead
Fenton House and Garden, Hampstead
Sutton House, Hackney
George Inn, Southwark
Kenwood House, Hampstead
Aspley House, Hyde Park Corner
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner
Jewel Tower, Westminster
Hampstead Museum, NW3
Freud Museum, NW3
Jewish Museum, NW1
London Canal Museum, N1
We would like to also refer you to articles on our website we have written on London Markets for you to enjoy;
We are Independent Building Surveyors that operate throughout the UK. As Building Surveyors we are often asked to work on not only a building survey but also a boundary walls dispute survey, a schedule of condition survey and a specific defect survey.
We also provide commercial building surveys in the Waterlow Park area, as well as a schedule of condition survey or a dilapidations report. Our building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.
Contact 1stAssociated.co.uk for help and advice if you have property issues with your existing property or indeed if you require a valuation or building survey on a property you are purchasing in the Waterlow Park area on 0800 298 5424 .
Whilst most of this is written from local knowledge of the area, here are some websites that we think may interest you in the Waterlow Park area, some of which we have used for information and we would like to give them credit for this. We are only human so if there are any amendments or additions or updates we would be pleased to receive your feedback so we can keep our website up to date
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If you have a commercial property, whether it is freehold or leasehold then sooner or later you may get involved with dilapidation claims. You may wish to look at our Dilapidations Website at www.DilapsHelp.com and for Disputes go to our Disputes Help site www.DisputesHelp.com .
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